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Subject[PATCH] [V9fs-developer] [PATCH] /net/9p/trans_fd.c: fix race-condition by flushing workqueue before the kfree()
The patch adds the flush in p9_mux_poll_stop() as it the function used by
p9_conn_destroy(), in turn called by p9_fd_close() to stop the async
polling associated with the data regarding the connection.

Signed-off-by: Tomas Bortoli <>
As shown by Syzbot, it is possible to provoke a race between p9_fd_close()
and p9_poll_workfn() that is called to take care of the async read/write work
to do. To make sure p9_fd_close() frees "trans" when it is not used anymore,
it has to explicitly flush p9_poll_work before the kfree().

net/9p/trans_fd.c | 2 ++
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/9p/trans_fd.c b/net/9p/trans_fd.c
index bf459ee0feab..a64b01c56e30 100644
--- a/net/9p/trans_fd.c
+++ b/net/9p/trans_fd.c
@@ -185,6 +185,8 @@ static void p9_mux_poll_stop(struct p9_conn *m)
spin_lock_irqsave(&p9_poll_lock, flags);
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&p9_poll_lock, flags);
+ flush_work(&p9_poll_work);

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